Western hay price report

New crop export and Alfalfa was steady to weak in he Columbia Basin.

Published on June 8, 2018 4:21PM


Hay prices are dollars per ton or dollars per bale when sold to retail outlets. Basis is current delivery FOB barn or stack, or delivered customer as indicated. Grade guidelines used in this report have the following relationship to Relative Feed Value (RFV), Acid Detergent Fiber (ADF), TDN (Total Digestible Nutrients), or Crude Protein (CP) test numbers:

Grade RFV ADF TDN CP

Supreme 185+ <27 55.9+ 22+

Premium 170-185 27-29 54.5-55.9 20-22

Good 150-170 29-32 52.5-54.5 18-20

Fair 130-150 32-35 50.5-52.5 16-18

Utility <130 36+ <50.5 <16

WASHINGTON-OREGON HAY

(Columbia Basin)

(USDA Market News)

June 8

This week FOB Last week Last year

7940 17,160 10,879 tons

Compared to June 1: New crop export and Alfalfa was steady to weak. The recent rains continued to make testing hard to find. There was good demand for the quantity offered. All prices are dollars per ton and FOB the farm or ranch unless otherwise noted.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Large Square

Prem/Exp/Tarped 1000 175.00

Alfalfa Mid Square

Premium 1200 185.00

Prem/Export 100 250.00

Prem/Org 500 375.00

Ret/Stab 700 205.00

Good 600 140.00

Timothy Grass Large Square

Premium 500 230.00

Good/Tarped 600 145.00

Timothy Grass Mid Square

Premium 240 300.00

OREGON AREA HAY

(USDA Market News)

June 8

Compared to June 1: Prices trended generally steady in an extremely limited test. Retail/Stable type hay remains the most demanded hay. Most hay producers are sold out for the growing year. Some hay growers have cut 2018 hay. All sales in this report are still 2017 crop year hay.

This week FOB Last week Last year

874 93 315 tons

Tons Price

Klamath Basin:

Alfalfa Small Square

Supr/Exp 200 230.00

Prem/Ret/Stab 25 175.00

Lake County:

Alfalfa Large Square

Supreme 306 218.33

Premium 32 170.00

Good/Premium 60 165.00

Fair/Good/Rain Dam 32 145.00

Small Square

Prem/Ret/Stab 60 185.00

Fair/Good 30 150.00

Meadow Grass Large Square

Fair 17 115.00

Small Square

Prem/Bleached 5 210.00

Triticale Large Square

Good/Premium 107 119.21

Crook, Deschutes, Jefferson, Wasco Counties:

No New Sales Confirmed.

Eastern Oregon:

No New Sales Confirmed.

Harney County:

No New Sales Confirmed.

IDAHO HAY

(USDA Market News)

June 8

This week FOB Last week Last year

500 1020 1120 tons

Compared to June 1: There were too few trades for a price trend. Most producers were in the fields cutting new crop. Offerings were very light. There was concern about rain damage in several areas.

Tons Price

Alfalfa Mid Square

Good/Tarped 500 135.00

CALIFORNIA HAY

(USDA Market News)

June 8

Compared to June 1: All classes traded steady with very good demand.

This week FOB Last week Last year

10,358 13,000 17,260 tons

REGION 1: NORTHERN INTERMOUNTAIN

Includes the counties of Siskiyou, Modoc, Shasta, Lassen and Plumas.

Alfalfa Supreme 50 240.00

Prem/Ret/Stab 25 210.00

Orchard Grass

Prem/Ret/Stab 175 282.00

REGION 2: SACRAMENTO VALLEY

Includes the counties of Tehama, Glenn, Butte, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, Placer, Yolo, El Dorado, Solano and Sacramento.

Alfalfa Supreme 75 250.00

Premium 210 228.00

Orchard Grass Premium 75 200.00

Rye Grass Good 250 130.00

Oat Premium 108 150.00

Forage Mix-Two Way Fair 50 90.00

Forage Mix-Three Way Good 325 130.00

Rice Straw Good 200 100.00

REGION 3: NORTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY

Includes the counties of San Joaquin, Calaveras, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Mono, Merced and Mariposa.

Alfalfa Premium 400 233.75

Delivered 150 220.00

Fair 550 190.00

Rain Damage 75 60.00

Del/Rain Dam 75 100.00

Oat Good/Ret/Stab 75 180.00

Del Ret/Stab 75 210.00

Forage Mix-Two Way

Good 2000 130.00

Forage Mix-Three Way

Good/Weedy 50 80.00

Del Weedy 50 100.00

Region 4: Central San Joaquin Valley

Includes the counties of Madera, Fresno, Kings, Tulare and Inyo.

No New Sales Confirmed.

REGION 5: SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Includes the counties of Kern, Northeast Los Angeles and Western San Bernardino.

Forage Mix-Three Way

Premium 25 240.00

REGION 6: SOUTHEAST CALIFORNIA

Includes the counties of Eastern San Bernardino, Riverside and Imperial.

Alfalfa Premium 500 225.00

Export 350 230.00

Good/Premium 200 215.00

Good 1500 201.67

Export 1200 212.50

Ret/Stab 550 206.55

Bermuda Grass Premium 50 225.00

Klein Grass Premium 640 193.50

Sudan Premium 300 225.00



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